Shina Odebode, Abeokuta
A 15-year-old pupil of Olabisi Onabanjo University International School, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State identified as Mariam Ayolola Kaka, gave bursary awards and scholarships to the needy pupils in Ijebu-Igbo.
Mariam Kaka who is the daughter of Senator Adegbenga Kaka, a former deputy governor of Ogun State had emerged the overall winner of a global art competition.
Over 4,000 participated in the competition and she outshone to emerge winner with her art work entry: “Nostalgic Salutation to Fallen Heroes.”
The international art competition organised by a charity group, Never Such Innocence (NSI) titled: “Fight for Freedom” has made a landmark effect and the rewards she got was extended to her school.
Ayolola Kaka made N25,000 cash donation to Mr. Salisu Olatunde, her Creative Art teacher and also N100,000 donation in scholarship to Olubanjo Esther, an SS3 science pupil.
Miss Kaka also gave bursary award of N5,000 each to 20 pupils of the school.
Mariam disclosed her readiness to begin an annual award of N10,000 to the best pupil in Creative Arts at Molusi College and Olabisi Onabanjo International School, Ago-Iwoye.